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The Thoughtful Counselor

About The Thoughtful Counselor is a podcast that is dedicated to producing great conversations around current topics in counseling and psychotherapy. We view counseling and psychotherapy as a deeply beautiful and complex process, and strive to incorporate both the art and science of the field in each episode.
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Now displaying: January, 2020
Jan 29, 2020

Mike speaks with Dr. Matthew Lemberger-Truelove on the complex interplay between theory and practice, the benefits and downsides of grabbing on to what is new and shiny in mental health culture, and the importance of context when developing and applying theory in practice.

For more on Matthew, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-XcM.

Jan 21, 2020

Self-care is a journey. Dr. Gerard Lawson shares personal wisdom, guidance, and self-care strategies from his 30-year professional journey that counselors can call upon throughout their careers to move from merely surviving to truly thriving in their work.

For more on Gerard, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit www.thethoughtfulcounselor.com.

Jan 21, 2020

Carlos Castañeda and Amanda Pena share insight on Autism and guidance on how current and future mental health practitioners can feel confident, competent, and empathic to their clients who are on the spectrum. They also discuss comorbid symptoms people may experience such as anxiety, depression and trauma along with empirically supported interventions that may benefit people with Autism. 

For more on Carlos and Amanda, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit www.thethoughtfulcounselor.com.

Jan 14, 2020

Dr. Oliver Morgan shares insights into the ways neuroscience has shaped his view of addiction and recovery. He offers practical applications of this learning, including trauma and attachment sensitive approaches and various evidence-based interventions that address family and community involvement in the treatment and recovery process.

For more on Oliver, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit www.thethoughtfulcounselor.com.

Jan 7, 2020

Mike speaks with Les Gura on applying ideas from his career in journalism and practice of narrative writing to the counseling process.

For more on Les, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit https://wp.me/p7R6fn-XbH.

Jan 2, 2020

Mike speaks with Watiri Maina about the practice of hospitality in the counseling process, counselor education, and professional ethics.

For more on Watiri, links from the conversation, and the APA citation for this episode visit www.thethoughtfulcounselor.com.

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